Browsing articles from "May, 2011"
May
25
2011

US Guantanamo guard converts to Islam – 13 Apr 09

As the US government moves to shutdown its detention centre at Guantanamo Bay, stories are emerging of the way it affected those inside. Former inmates have talked about the deprivation and pressures they faced. But Terry Holdbrooks was on the other side. He was a US soldier and he says he saw something in the behaviour of the inmates that changed him. He tells his story to Al Jazeera in his own words.   From: […]

May
2
2011

The 99 Superheros comics inspired by Islamic culture

Like every comic, the 99 has the good against evil thing going on. But what is different about this comic is that all of the 99 superheroes of ‘the 99’ are ordinary Muslims from all over the world. These 99 heroes come across what are called ‘Noor stones’ (Noor meaning Light), thus coming into their powers. Noor stones are gemstones that were crafted to absorb ‘the light of reason’. Ages ago when Hugalu Khan invaded […]